USN-3825-1: mod_perl vulnerability
21 November 2018
mod_perl could be made to run programs contrary to expectations.
- libapache2-mod-perl2 - Integration of perl with the Apache2 web server
Jan Ingvoldstad discovered that mod_perl incorrectly handled configuration
options to disable being used by unprivileged users, contrary to the
documentation. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to execute
arbitrary Perl code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
- USN-3825-2: libapache2-mod-perl2